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3 20-year-olds build fully functional ObamaCare web site in a few days


Clicks on the Right reported:

According to this, three 20-year old programmer in San Francisco have created a new Obamacare website called healthsherpa.com, which is infinitely better than the Actual Obamacare website.  And they did it for free, in just a few days.

Because that’s what happens when government isn’t in charge of something.  Stuff gets done.

Ning Liang, George Kalogeropoulous and Michael Wasser’s new site shows visitors the stuff they really want to see – plans and pricing available.  You enter your zipcode, and boom.  You see the information that healthcare.gov can barely stay FUNCTIONAL long enough to show you.

And even more amazing?  The three dudes aren’t looking to be paid for it.  They just wanted to help people. One of them said, “It was like, ‘This is a problem that we know we can solve in a really short period of time.  So let’s just do it.'”

Meanwhile, it’s Glitchville Central at healthcare.gov, after spending $635 million.

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The UK’s Daily Mail reports:

‘They got it completely backwards in terms of what people want up front,’ Liang told CBS News. The programmer continued: ‘They want prices and benefits, so that they could make the decision.’

HealthSherpa.com, which is just two weeks old, allows a user to simply input their zip code and view all the health plans available to them.

The website claims: ‘The Health Sherpa is a free guide that makes it easier to find and sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. We only use carefully vetted, publicly available data.’

The programmers are also adding features to the site, such as a section on tax subsidies. But the three 20-year-olds say they worked on the project as a service rather than to make money.

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One Comment on “3 20-year-olds build fully functional ObamaCare web site in a few days”

  1. br November 12, 2013 at 10:43 pm #

    wow, maybe we should get OUR ONEY back and pay these guys anyway

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